Afshin Kamyabniya is currently pursuing his PhD studies in Management with a focus on Health Systems specialization under the supervision of Professor Jonathan Patrick. By joining the research team of Professor Patrick, Afshin wishes to focus on operations management and its applications in the context of healthcare operations research, logistics, disaster relief operations, blood supply chain, and multi-organizational coordination modeling domains.
Before arriving at the Telfer School of Management, Afshin graduated from IRAN University of Science and Technology in the field of Industrial Engineering with honors and distinction. Upon completion of his master's studies in 2015, he was granted a research scholarship from Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology of Iran to work as a researcher at Purdue University, Indiana, USA. Also, he has worked for 5 years in Iran in different capacities in the field of logistics and supply chain network design for the telecommunication industry and for disaster relief organizations.
Since Afshin’s arrival at Telfer, he was nominated and won the Ontario Trillium Scholarship. He is passionately devoted to his doctorate studies by exploring new areas of research and aims to progress steadily towards valuable contributions.